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Multiple Origins for the Surname Pedersen



Pedersen Early Origins




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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Pedersen Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Hans Pedersen, aged 9, landed in New York, NY in 1843
  • Amund Pedersen, who arrived in Wisconsin in 1854
  • John A Pedersen, aged 28, arrived in Mobile, Ala in 1871
  • Rasmus Pedersen, who arrived in Iowa in 1879
  • Anders Pedersen, who settled in Illinois in 1886
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Pedersen Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Amandus Julius Marius Pedersen, who arrived in New York, NY in 1903
  • Alfred Bernhard Pedersen, who arrived in Mississippi in 1906
  • Albert Zacarias Pedersen, who came to North Dakota in 1911
  • Alfred Pedersen, who arrived in Washington in 1915
  • Peder Johansen Pedersen, who landed in Wisconsin in 1922

Pedersen Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Jens Peter Pedersen, aged 41, a farm labourer, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "England" in 1872
  • Anna Margaret Pedersen, aged 43, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "England" in 1872
  • Hans Christian Pedersen, aged 12, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "England" in 1872
  • Karen Marianne Pedersen, aged 10, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "England" in 1872
  • Ole Johann Fries Pedersen, aged 6, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "England" in 1872
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Pedersen (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Pedersen (post 1700)



  • Richard Foote Pedersen (b. 1925), American politician, U.S. Ambassador to Hungary, 1973-75. President of American University in Cairo, Egypt
  • James R. Pedersen, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1996, 2008
  • Ingolf P. Pedersen, American Republican politician, Member of Illinois Republican State Central Committee, 1943
  • Henry F. Pedersen Jr., American politician, Member of Nebraska unicameral legislature 4th District; Elected 1966
  • Henry Pedersen, American politician, Member of Nebraska State Senate, 1931
  • Rob Pedersen, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 2008
  • Steve Pedersen, American politician, Representative from Illinois 12th District, 1990
  • Trygue Gustav Pedersen, American politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from Kings County 7th District, 1934
  • Victor Pedersen, American Republican politician, Chair of Middlesex County Republican Party, 1945
  • Barrett F. Pedersen, American politician, Village President of Franklin Park, Illinois; Elected 2009
  • ... (Another 12 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Pedersen Historic Events


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Pedersen Historic Events




RMS Titanic

  • Mr. Olaf Pedersen (d. 1912), aged 28, Norwegian Third Class passenger from Sandefjord who sailed aboard the RMS Titanic and died in the sinking

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Pedersen Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    4. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    5. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    6. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    7. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    8. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    10. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Pedersen Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Pedersen Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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